First TV on Pictou Island was a big hit

My father built a new boat, “EMMA ROSE”, for Leonard Turple the summer of 1956. That year saw a very mild fall season.Leonard and Vernon came over to Pictou Island from Pictou on October 6 and with help from other Pictou Islanders, hauled the new boat to the shore and sailed her over to Pictou....

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Lighting the way

CARIBOU ISLAND – The view from John and Nancy MacLeod’s summer home could not be any more spectacular. From the deck of their cosy wooden home you can enjoy the whisper of green grass bent with a stiff breeze blowing off the cool blue waters of the Northumberland Strait; a plethora of birds can be...

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Demo underway

Part of the Caribou Island Lighthouse is being demolished today. This picture of the demo was taken by Caribou Island resident Janice Cruikshank at 10:50 a.m. today.  The lighthouse tower will stay but the rest of the structure was in bad shape. A solar panel can be seen on the top railing of the tower...

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